InfoSync: Taiwan-based EMTAC has come up with a solution that might replace GPS solutions today: the company’s new GPS receiver incorporates Bluetooth 1.1 for establishing virtual serial connections and supports the widely used NMEA0183 2.20 standard for communicating with devices over serial connections.
GPS over Bluetooth
- Keep Tabs On Your BO With Portable Od... — Keep Tabs On Your BO With Portable Odor Checker – Geek.comhttps://www.geek.com/tech/keep-tabs-on-your-bo-with-portable-odor-checker-1707623/?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleJapanese tech company Konica Minolta is crowdfunding a device that identifies your level of stench. The pocket-sized machine connects to a smartphone via Bluetooth, and lets users scan four hotspots: around feet, behind ears, top of head, and underarms. [...]
- The Virtual-Currency War That Threate... — The Virtual-Currency War That Threatens to Tear Bitcoin Apart – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-virtual-currency-war-that-threatens-to-tear-bitcoin-apart-1497956400The bitcoin world is breaking down into two camps with competing visions for what the virtual currency should be, accentuating the volatility that has come to define this market. [...]
- The key to a happy smart home? A stew... — Make room for more than one virtual assistant in your home – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/the-key-to-a-happy-smart-home-a-slew-of-virtual-assistants/Google and Amazon are wrestling to be your smart home assistant, and companies like Apple and Microsoft aren’t far behind. But you shouldn’t commit to just one company. [...]
- The best VPNs 2017 — The best VPNs 2017 | TechConnecthttp://www.techconnect.com/article/3189887/internet/the-best-vpns-2017.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=tcon_nlt_techconnect_daily_2017-04-14&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=TechConnect%20Daily%202017-04-14&utm_term=techconnect_dailyIf you’re concerned about online privacy, a virtual private network (VPN) will help keep snoopers at bay. We round up the best VPN services for hiding your location online and allowing you to access blocked content and blocked sites.2 [...]
- Attack of the drones: sport’s next bi... — They have been responsible for innumerable deaths in the Middle East during the last decade and, if Amazon has its way, will deliver millions of toasters, gift sets and novels in the future. But recently drones have begun to fulfil a less utilitarian kind of role: competition in the nascent world of futuristic motorsports. A [...]